Reference 2018-693

REF:           2018-693

Subject:       Orthoptic Work Experience

 

Request:

1. How many applications for Orthoptic work experience did your Trust receive in

a) Sept 2016 – Sept 2017

b) Sept 2017 – Sept 2018

2. How many applications resulted in a work experience placement?

3. What is the minimum age for work experience in Orthoptics?

4. Do applicants for work experience in Orthoptics require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check?

5. What paperwork are applicants required to complete?

6. Are applicants required to complete an induction?

 

 

Response:

1. How many applications for Orthoptic work experience did your Trust receive in:
a) Sept 2016 – Sept 2017 2 applications
b) Sept 2017 – Sept 2018 1 application
2. How many applications resulted in a work experience placement? 100%
3. What is the minimum age for work experience in Orthoptics? 16 years old
4. Do applicants for work experience in Orthoptics require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check? They do not require a DBS check as they are constantly with a member of staff.
5. What paperwork are applicants required to complete? None
6. Are applicants required to complete an induction? Given a brief local induction on the half day they attend.